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Body pulled from Fox River after small plane goes down

Posted by wlpo on June 24, 2014

A Chicago man is dead after an ultra-glide plane went down in the Fox River near Dayton.

Rescuers recovered the body Tuesday morning of 50-year-old Jeffrey Carpenter near the Dayton Dam. He was the passenger of a glider that started experiencing engine problems before crashing around 10pm Monday.

The pilot, Nicholas Peterson of Arizona was taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa with non-life threatening injuries. The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to arrive soon and inspect the wreckage.

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